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Yelp Austin Celebrates Black-Owned Businesses as “Ones to Watch”

Over the past year, we’ve seen people turn to Yelp to find and support Black-owned businesses in unprecedented numbers — consumer interest in Black-owned businesses was up 3,085% in February 2021, compared to the same period the year prior.

Ahead of Juneteenth, we’ve rounded up a list of highly rated and popular Black-owned businesses in Austin.  Businesses like Bird Bird Biscuit where Yelpers rave about the Chicken Queen Beak sandwich, and Green Leaf AC and Heating, who help Yelp users stay cool in the Texas heat. Our hope is that you’ll discover new local favorite businesses to support.

Is there a Black-owned business you love? Tell us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @yelp!

Methodology: This is a list of popular Black-owned businesses in Austin, according to Yelp. We identified businesses that have activated the Black-owned attribute. From the candidate businesses, we narrowed the list down through weighing a variety of factors, including recent inclusion in Yelp Collections, average rating and review counts.  When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of June 1, 2021.